INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Committee announced Monday the field of 12 teams for the 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship. 

Eight conferences were awarded automatic qualification for the 2017 championship.  The four remaining berths were reserved for Pool C, which consists of institutions from automatic-qualifying conferences that are not the conference champion and any Pool B teams.

BRACKET: Interactive tournament bracket | Printable version

Conferences and teams receiving automatic qualification:
Conference School (Record)
City University of New York Athletic Conference Hunter College (27-6)
Continental Volleyball Conference Juniata College (21-10)
Great Northeast Athletic Conference Wentworth Institute of Technology (27-6)
Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League Dominican University (Illinois) (26-2)
North Eastern Athletic Conference Penn State University, Altoona (26-6)
New England Collegiate Conference Endicott College (21-10)
Skyline Conference Kean University (26-8)
United Volleyball Conference New York University (18-9)
Pool C berths (four):
State University of New York at New Paltz (24-8)
Springfield College (26-2)
Stevens Institute of Technology (29-5)
Vassar College (26-7)

First-round competition will be Saturday, April 22, on the campuses of participating institutions. Competition at the championship site will be April 28-30, at Blake Arena, hosted by Springfield College.